The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 52 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20  
Permanent jobs citing XML 359 275 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.25% 4.89% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.93% 12.32% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 275 236 354
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3008 2232 2608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.02% 39.67% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 1923 2204
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 224 £45,000 +4.74% 31
Cheshire +3 80 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Merseyside +14 29 £38,750 +7.63% 8
Lancashire +5 24 £34,000 -15.00% 5
XML
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 331 (53.82%) Web Services
2 321 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (45.04%) SQL
4 268 (43.58%) HTML
5 258 (41.95%) JavaScript
6 254 (41.30%) .NET
7 253 (41.14%) C#
8 242 (39.35%) Java
9 219 (35.61%) CSS
10 212 (34.47%) SQL Server
11 187 (30.41%) JSON
12 178 (28.94%) OO
13 176 (28.62%) jQuery
14 174 (28.29%) SOAP
15 173 (28.13%) MVC
16 161 (26.18%) ASP.NET
17 140 (22.76%) WCF
18 138 (22.44%) Microsoft
19 124 (20.16%) Finance
20 117 (19.02%) Windows
21 116 (18.86%) Oracle
22 115 (18.70%) Scrum
22 115 (18.70%) Software Engineering
23 113 (18.37%) XSLT
24 108 (17.56%) .NET Framework
24 108 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
25 107 (17.40%) TDD
26 105 (17.07%) Web Development
27 100 (16.26%) Unit Testing
28 95 (15.45%) RESTful

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.90%) Apache
3 24 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.74%) CMS
5 18 (2.93%) JBoss
6 16 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (2.44%) EPiServer
7 15 (2.44%) NServiceBus
7 15 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (1.79%) nginx
9 9 (1.46%) IIS
9 9 (1.46%) OpenROAD
10 6 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.81%) Confluence
11 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.65%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.65%) Magento
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.14%) SaaS
3 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.81%) Office 365
4 3 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.33%) HTTP
2 57 (9.27%) FTP
3 21 (3.41%) HTTPS
3 21 (3.41%) SSL
4 19 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.76%) Ethernet
5 17 (2.76%) RS-232
6 7 (1.14%) Internet
6 7 (1.14%) LAN
6 7 (1.14%) WAN
6 7 (1.14%) Wireless
7 6 (0.98%) DNS
8 4 (0.65%) DHCP
8 4 (0.65%) Intranet
8 4 (0.65%) SAN
8 4 (0.65%) VLAN
9 3 (0.49%) IMAP
9 3 (0.49%) SMTP
9 3 (0.49%) SS7
10 2 (0.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (34.47%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.54%) MySQL
3 49 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 47 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (5.69%) RDBMS
6 33 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
8 28 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (4.39%) NoSQL
10 26 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (3.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 20 (3.25%) Big Data
14 17 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (2.60%) MongoDB
16 15 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
16 15 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (2.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 88 (14.31%) Visual Studio
3 86 (13.98%) Subversion
4 73 (11.87%) NUnit
5 56 (9.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (8.13%) MSTest
7 44 (7.15%) Eclipse
8 42 (6.83%) Jenkins
8 42 (6.83%) Selenium
9 39 (6.34%) JUnit
10 37 (6.02%) JIRA
11 29 (4.72%) SonarQube
12 24 (3.90%) Ant
13 18 (2.93%) Cucumber
13 18 (2.93%) Maven
14 17 (2.76%) Microsoft Blend
14 17 (2.76%) MSI
14 17 (2.76%) NuGet
14 17 (2.76%) SpecFlow
14 17 (2.76%) WiX
General
1 124 (20.16%) Finance
2 38 (6.18%) Banking
3 35 (5.69%) Retail
4 31 (5.04%) Law
4 31 (5.04%) Marketing
5 20 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.79%) Games
7 9 (1.46%) Back Office
8 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.98%) Automotive
10 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.33%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 371 (60.33%) Developer
2 112 (18.21%) .NET Developer
3 105 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 77 (12.52%) Senior Developer
5 74 (12.03%) C# Developer
6 69 (11.22%) Software Engineer
7 63 (10.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 56 (9.11%) Analyst
9 37 (6.02%) PHP Developer
10 35 (5.69%) Software Developer
11 34 (5.53%) C# Software Engineer
12 33 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
15 21 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
16 20 (3.25%) Siebel Developer
17 19 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 19 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (3.09%) Java Engineer
17 19 (3.09%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (53.82%) Web Services
2 268 (43.58%) HTML
3 254 (41.30%) .NET
4 219 (35.61%) CSS
5 187 (30.41%) JSON
6 176 (28.62%) jQuery
7 174 (28.29%) SOAP
8 161 (26.18%) ASP.NET
9 140 (22.76%) WCF
10 113 (18.37%) XSLT
11 108 (17.56%) .NET Framework
12 95 (15.45%) RESTful
13 87 (14.15%) HTML5
14 84 (13.66%) AngularJS
15 81 (13.17%) REST
16 72 (11.71%) Hibernate
17 69 (11.22%) Entity Framework
18 68 (11.06%) Ajax
19 67 (10.89%) Spring
20 65 (10.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.89%) iPad
2 34 (5.53%) N-Tier
3 32 (5.20%) User Experience
4 31 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.07%) Data Structures
7 24 (3.90%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (3.09%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.76%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 17 (2.76%) Internet of Things
10 17 (2.76%) PMI
11 14 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (2.28%) Mainframe
12 13 (2.11%) TRADACOMS
13 11 (1.79%) Clustering
14 7 (1.14%) Blog
14 7 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 117 (19.02%) Windows
2 87 (14.15%) Linux
3 34 (5.53%) Mac OS
4 22 (3.58%) Unix
5 20 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 12 (1.95%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.46%) Android
9 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.33%) AIX
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (28.94%) OO
3 173 (28.13%) MVC
4 115 (18.70%) Scrum
4 115 (18.70%) Software Engineering
5 108 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (17.40%) TDD
7 105 (17.07%) Web Development
8 100 (16.26%) Unit Testing
9 94 (15.28%) SDLC
10 88 (14.31%) Test Automation
11 80 (13.01%) OOP
12 65 (10.57%) E-Commerce
13 64 (10.41%) BDD
14 54 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (8.46%) UML
16 51 (8.29%) RUP
17 50 (8.13%) MVVM
18 49 (7.97%) Mentoring
19 48 (7.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 277 (45.04%) SQL
2 258 (41.95%) JavaScript
3 253 (41.14%) C#
4 242 (39.35%) Java
5 85 (13.82%) T-SQL
6 62 (10.08%) C++
7 60 (9.76%) PHP
8 47 (7.64%) PL/SQL
9 45 (7.32%) XPath
10 35 (5.69%) C
11 33 (5.37%) VB.NET
12 20 (3.25%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 18 (2.93%) XAML
14 16 (2.60%) Python
15 14 (2.28%) XQuery
16 11 (1.79%) ActionScript
16 11 (1.79%) ActionScript 2.0
16 11 (1.79%) Groovy
16 11 (1.79%) Ruby
17 9 (1.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 87 (14.15%) Degree
2 20 (3.25%) Siebel Certification
3 18 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.76%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.95%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.14%) ISEB
8 5 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.33%) MCAD
9 2 (0.33%) MCPD
9 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) APMP
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.90%) QA
2 10 (1.63%) SLA
3 7 (1.14%) WAI
4 2 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.33%) GCP
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.81%) Docker
3 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (4.88%) Puppet
2 6 (0.98%) Kibana
2 6 (0.98%) Terraform
3 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.81%) Salt
4 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.33%) Nessus
4 2 (0.33%) Nmap
4 2 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 138 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 116 (18.86%) Oracle
3 20 (3.25%) IBM
3 20 (3.25%) Siebel
4 15 (2.44%) SAP
5 11 (1.79%) Chordiant
6 10 (1.63%) IBM Sterling
7 9 (1.46%) Actian
7 9 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.46%) VMware
8 8 (1.30%) Cognizant
9 5 (0.81%) hybris
9 5 (0.81%) Zend
10 4 (0.65%) Cognos
10 4 (0.65%) Teradata
11 3 (0.49%) Adobe
11 3 (0.49%) HP
11 3 (0.49%) Perforce
11 3 (0.49%) Sun
11 3 (0.49%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Hiring Wizard
Salary: From £27,999 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Bluetownonline
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
Posted: 9 days ago